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Curriculum Vitae

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Education

2020–Pres. Massachussetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences
Ph.D. Geobiology [anticipated 2025], Adv. Tanja Bosak

2019. California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
B.S. Geobiology

Fellowships, Grants, & Honors

Fellowships & Grants

2020–2025. Graduate Research Fellowship, National Science Foundation
MIT, Dept. of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences

2020–2021. Ida M. Green Fellowship, MIT
MIT, Dept. of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences

2019–2020. Fulbright Grant, Intstitute of International Education
University of Southern Denmark, Nordcee

2018. James J. Morgan Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship, Caltech
Caltech, Dept. of Geological and Planetary Sciences

2017. Mary Vodopia Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship, Caltech
Caltech, Dept. of Geological and Planetary Sciences

2016. Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship, Caltech
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Awards

2018. Fritz B. Burns Prize in Geology, Caltech

2017. Howard Reynolds Memorial Prize in Geology, Caltech

2015. Bonnie Cashin Prize for Imaginative Thinking, Caltech

Publications

Abstracts

J. Miura, B. Ehlmann, R. Greenberger, E. Cutts (2020) Microimaging Infrared Spectroscopy for Characterization of Martian Meteorite Compositional Diversity. LPSC LI, Abstract # 2969

E. Cutts, B. Ehlmann, R. Greenberger, J. Beckett, E. Stolper (2018) Visible and Shortwave Infrared Spectroscopy of Martian Meteorites. LPSC XLIV, Abstract # 2749

Experience

Research

9.2019–4.2020. University of Southern Denmark
Oxygen and Cyanobacterial Carbon Fixation, Adv. Don Canfield
Fulbright Grant

4.2018–9.2019. Caltech
Microbial Deep-Sea Chitin Degradtion, Adv. Victoria Orphan
Undergraduate research (course credit); James J. Morgan Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

9.2016–9.2017. Caltech
Imaging Spectroscopy of Martian Meteorites, Adv. Bethany Ehlmann
Undergraduate research (hourly pay); Mary Vodopia Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

7.2016–9.2016. NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Ocean Carbonate Chemistry of Europa, Adv. Steve Vance
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Teaching

2017–2019. Caltech
Teaching Assistant

  • SP 2018, 2019. Bi 1 Principles of Biology
  • WI 2018, 2019. Ge/Ay 159 Astrobiology
  • WI 2018, 2019. Ge 10 Frontiers in Geology and Planetary Sciences
  • SP 2017. Ge/Ay 11c/101c Introduction to Planetary Sciences

Communications & Publications

8.2018–6.2019. Caltech Office of Strategic Communications
Science Writing Intern

6.2016–6.2019. The Big T (Caltech Yearbook)
Editor-In-Chief

9.2018–6.2019. The Caltech Letters
Graphics Editor

Professional Training

2020. Introduction to Computer Science and Programming Using Python
MITx, edX course [certificate]

2020. Data Analysis for the Life Sciences
HarvardX, edX professional certificate [in progress]

  • PH525.1x: Statistics and R [certificate]
  • PH525.2x: Introduction to Linear Models and Matrix Algebra [in progress]

2020. Biophotonics
University of Southern Denmark, 5 ETCS PhD course (audited)

Science Communication & Outreach

Published Science Writing

2019. “Learning to Craft Handmade Scientific Tools in the Automated Age,” The California Tech
2019. “Newly Discovered Giant Planet Slingshots Around Its Star,” Caltech News
2019. “STEMonstrators Connect With Local Students,” Caltech Magazine
2019. “Famed Oceanographer Walter Munk Dead at 101," Caltech News
2019. “Electron Tomography Database Changes the Game," Caltech News
2019. “Q&A: Creating a Virtual Seismologist," Caltech News
2019. “Frances Arnold Wins 2019 Bower Award for Achievement in Science," Caltech News
2018. “Cracking Open a Cold One With the Flies," Caltech News
2018. “Superfast Jet Observed Streaming Away from Stellar Collision," Caltech News
2018. “Think Outside the Classroom,” The Big T Volume 97 “Discovery”
2018. “From Tycho’s Star to Shakespeare’s Page,” Caltech News
2018. “Vilcek Foundation Prize Awarded to Mikhail Shapiro,” Caltech News
2018. “Mikhail Shapiro Wins Roger Tsien Award for Excellence in Chemical Biology,” Caltech News
2017. “Wonder Women,” The Big T Volume 96 “Beyond”

Podcasting

3.2018, 7.2018. Trek.fm Network Podcasts
Warp 5 Episode 136, Earl Gray Episode 237
Guest Scientist

6.2017–6.2018. Strange New Worlds
Co-Host

Talks & Panels

2.2018. Caltech Stargazing Lecture: The Science of Star Trek Q&A Panel

Other

Additional Published Writing

2019. The Big T Volume 98 “Make It So”” (Editor-in-Chief)
2019. “Letter from the Editor,” The Big T Volume 96 Make It So
2019. “Statistically Significant,” The Big T Volume 96 Make It So
2018. “Caltech Scholars Charged to ‘Sculpt’ Their Own Experience” Caltech News
2018. “Fox Stanton Track Reopens on South Field,” Caltech News
2018. “Caltech Awards Millikan Medal to Ben Rosen,” Caltech News
2018. The Big T Volume 97 “Discovery” (Editor-in-Chief)
2018. “Letter from the Editor,” The Big T Volume 97 “Discovery”
2018. “Good Trouble,” The Big T Volume 97 “Discovery”
2018. “Today Plus One,” The Big T Volume 97 “Discovery”
2018. “Live Long and Prosper,” The Big T Volume 97 “Discovery”
2018. “Lights Calculators Action,” The Big T Volume 97 “Discovery”
2018. “Orders of Magnitude,” The Big T Volume 97 “Discovery”
2018. “Sunfish,” The Big T Volume 97 “Discovery”
2018. “Ce n’est pas en Page,” The Big T Volume 97 “Discovery”
2018. “Spring Force,” The Big T Volume 97 “Discovery”
2017. The Big T Volume 96 “Beyond” (Editor-in-Chief)
2017. “Letter from the Editor,” The Big T Volume 96 “Beyond”
2017. “At Last!,” The Big T Volume 96 “Beyond”
2017. “Yeah Beavers!,” The Big T Volume 96 “Beyond”
2017. “If You Build It, They Will Come,” The Big T Volume 96 “Beyond”
2017. “In Comes Company,” The Big T Volume 96 “Beyond”
2017. “Fear or Fun," The Big T Volume 96 “Beyond”
2017. “Firewall,” The Big T Volume 96 “Beyond”
2017. “Music Theory,” The Big T Volume 96 “Beyond”
2017. “Science by Day, Music by Night," The Big T Volume 96 “Beyond”